The table below looks at the statistics for OSSEC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSSEC over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSSEC
Rank - - 866
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 0 0 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 20
Average salary - - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6966 6514 6173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.69% 6.25% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5625 5123 4994
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

OSSEC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OSSEC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OSSEC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK.

OSSEC Salary Trend in the UK

OSSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OSSEC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSSEC.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Tripwire
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) WSO2
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

OSSEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OSSEC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSSEC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (66.67%) WSO2
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago